British Destroyers: A-I and Tribal Classes

Les Brown

The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeler through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sisterships and changes in their appearance over their careers. This includes paint schemes and camoufl
Date Published :
March 2015
Publisher :
Seaforth Publishing
Language:
English
Series :
ShipCraft
Illustration :
130 b/w and color illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781848320239
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 11.5 X 8.5 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$24.95
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Overview
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The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeler through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sisterships and changes in their appearance over their careers. This includes paint schemes and camouflage, featuring color profiles and highly-detailed line drawings and scale plans. The modeling section reviews the strengths and weaknesses of available kits, lists commercial accessory sets for super-detailing of the ships, and provides hints on modifying and improving the basic kit. This is followed by an extensive photographic survey of selected high-quality models in a variety of scales, and the book concludes with a section on research references - books, monographs, large-scale plans and relevant websites.

This new volume deals with the classes which represent the whole inter-war development of British destroyers, from the prototypes Amazon and Ambuscade of 1926 – the first new post World War I design – to the powerful and radically different ‘Tribal’ class a decade later. These ships formed the backbone of Royal Navy destroyer flotillas in the Second World War.

About The Author
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Les Brown is an author and maritime historian.

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